Data Governance and Analytics, Office of; created. (SB1365)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Data governance; Office of Data Governance and Analytics; Chief Data Officer; Virginia Data Commission; report. Creates the Office of Data Governance (the Office) in the Office of the Secretary of Administration, to be directed by the existing Chief Data Officer of the Commonwealth. The Office is charged with overseeing general data governance in the Commonwealth, as well as developing and managing the Commonwealth Data Trust, a multi-stakeholder data exchange and analytics platform. A multi-level governance structure is established to govern the Trust. The bill also establishes the advisory Virginia Data Commission to advise the Office on issues relating to data sharing. Read the Bill »


01/13/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee


01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101944D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1365)

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate General Laws and Technology committee on 01/27/2021. It meets on Monday, 45 minutes after adjournment—Senate Room A.

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